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Taking Us Down a Notch
National Review Online, by Thomas Sowell

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Posted By:toledo, 4/2/2014 12:22:07 PM

Japan recently turned over to the United States enough weapons-grade nuclear material to make dozens of nuclear bombs. This was one of President Barack Obama’s few foreign policy “successes,” as part of his nuclear-disarmament initiative. But his foreign-policy successes may be more dangerous than his “failures.” Back in 2005, Senator Barack Obama urged the Ukrainians to drastically reduce their conventional weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles and tons of ammunition. Ukraine had already rid itself of nuclear missiles, left over from the days when it had been part of the Soviet Union. Would Vladimir Putin have sent Russian troops so boldly into Ukraine

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 4/2/2014 12:45:50 PM     (No. 9794543)

All we are sending Ukraine is food instead of military supplies?

I guess we know what went on in that phone call between Vlad and Obie.

He is a disgrace on more levels than can be counted.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: E Unum Pluribus, 4/2/2014 12:50:37 PM     (No. 9794553)

It´s going to be more than a notch, unfortunately.

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